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Post 54 and other Events

Thurs, July 4, Independence Day activities (click on locale): Wheaton
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Mon-Tues, July 8 & 9: Wreaths Across America, Indian Prairie Library, 401 Plainfield Road, Darien (directions): a mobile museum focusing on Vietnam veterans. More information.

Tues, July 23, 10AM-2PM: Federal Employment Workshop for veterans; College of DuPage. Click here.

Sat, July 27, 10AM-2PM: Veteran Car Show, American Legion, Carol Stream. Click

Sun, Aug 11, 10AM: Post 54 meeting. Details to be announced.

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To view the video of the proceedings, please click anywhere in the picture. National Commander Lischinsky speaks at time marker 1:10:00.

Jewish American Heritage Month and Holocaust Remembrance Day. The event celebrates the contributions of Jewish veterans to the nation and to recall reverently the 6 million victims of the Holocaust.

The internationally recognized date for Holocaust Remembrance Day corresponds to the 27th day of Nisan on the Hebrew calendar. It marks the anniversary of the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising. That date this year is Monday, May 6.

Click here to view a video of the proceedings.

In Hebrew, Holocaust Remembrance Day is called Yom Hashoah. When the actual date of Yom Hashoah falls on a Friday, the state of Israel observes Yom Hashoah on the preceding Thursday. When it falls on a Sunday, Yom Hashoah is observed on the following Monday. In the United States, Days of Remembrance run from the Sunday before Yom Hashoah through the following Sunday.

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